Environment, Health and Safety News

  • EPA proposes rule to amend CERCLA standards and practices for all appropriate inquiries

    Effective March 14, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is implementing a final rule to amend the CERCLA Standards and Practices for All Appropriate Inquiries of contaminated sites. The rule recognizes the two ASTM standards (ASTM E1527-13 [previous] and ASTM E2247-16 [new]) as consistent with the All Appropriate Inquiries Rule for prospective purchasers of relatively large tracts of ...

  • Connexion Announces Their 2nd Annual Safety Training Event and Tool & Safety Product Expo

    Connexion announced their 2nd Annual Safety Training Event and Tool and Safety Product Expo. The event, scheduled to take place on September 28th, 2017 at Connexion’s headquarters in Buffalo Grove, IL, is aimed at providing safety directors and electrical workers the required knowledge and training they need towards achieving OSHA compliant hazard avoidance and risk mitigation. ...


    By Connexion

  • Adding value with sustainable business practices

    For Messe Frankfurt, sustainability means acting as a responsible corporate citizen while continuing to strengthen the Group’s performance – it is something that encompasses economic, ecological and social factors. Sustainability is a key component of Messe Frankfurt’s corporate culture and is reflected in the various activities of all parts of the Group worldwide. ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Sale of EnviroSuite’s consulting practice complete

    EnviroSuite has today announced the completion of the sale of its entire Pacific Environment Consulting practice, including DLA, (together PEC) to the world’s leading environmental and sustainability consulting group, Environmental Resources Management (ERM).  Details of the sale are set out in the Company’s announcement of 27 April 2017. Robin Ormerod on the ...


    By Envirosuite

  • TargetSolutions Makes Key Updates to Two NFPA 1001 Training Courses

    TargetSolutions has recently updated the content and multimedia of two NFPA 1001 training courses that cover various aspects of fire safety. In an ongoing effort to provide the most engaging online training experience possible, TargetSolutions has completed major revisions to a pair of NFPA 1001 training courses: Fire Behavior and Firefighter ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Safety Stand-Down events aim to improve safety for landscape workers

    Fatalities among workers in the landscaping industry are a growing concern in the Southeast. From 2012 to 2016, 64 people employed in the industry in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi died as a result of workplace injuries. In Florida, industry fatalities have nearly tripled since 2012. To stem the tide, the U.S. Department of ...

  • Reduce Your Liability with TargetSolutions’ Dangers of Speeding Training Course

    Speeding contributes to nearly one-third of all fatal crashes. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 13,000 lives are lost each year due to speeding and more than $40 billion is lost each year due to accidents where ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • EHS&S news from around the web, October 2016

    The Ellen MacArthur Foundation released a new report on making an accelerated transition to the circular economy. OH&S published a piece on a new standard for plumbed and portable  ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Industrial Railway Safety Conference

    Come and visit Nilex at the 2nd Annual Industrial Railway Safety Conference on October 25th. Learn about the most current and best practices in the sector, interact with experts on the regulatory process and safety management systems (SMS), gain insight into new technologies and equipment, and find out about safety training resources. Don't miss keynote speaker Captain Stephen Robertson, who ...


    By Nilex

  • Prevent Liability at Your School with TargetSolutions’ ‘Food Safety’ Training Course

    TargetSolutions’ Food Safety, Foodborne Illness and Kitchen Sanitation training covers topics designed to reduce your school district’s liability. To promote a more engaging experience, a brand new voiceover narration track has been added to the course. More than 50 million students eat in schools across the country every day. That’s more than 50 million opportunities ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Training for Confined Spaces

    Looking for Training for Confined Spaces? According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), it states that a confined space is one which is ‘substantially enclosed (though not always entirely). Within the conditions, serious injury can occur from hazardous circumstances or conditions’. To find out more about expert training for confined spaces, continue ...

  • ETC Adopts PEC H2S Clear Training Program

    PEC Safety today announced a strategic partnership with the Energy Training Council (ETC). Under the agreement, ETC will offer all elements of the PEC H2S Clear training program as part the organization’s primary curriculum. This includes the train-the-trainer course for both in-house and independent instructors, as well as the direct-to-student course for individuals in need of H2S safety ...


    By PEC Safety

  • Do you need Engineering Safety Training?

    Engineering can take us into some weird places: underground vaults, service tunnels, motorway access panels. Some of these places are low risk but others require engineering safety training. These particular environments can bring up varied types of hazards and dangers. So it’s the utmost importance to keep yourself and your work surroundings ...

  • Confined Space Training in Manchester

    Need Confined Space Training in Manchester? When it comes to confined spaces, the right training and equipment could save your life. A confined space is any place which proposes a risk of death or serious injury, whether from dangerous gases or hazardous conditions. Every year people are killed or seriously injured working in these kinds of environments. Whether you work in an ...

  • Confined Space Training in London

    Any team working in a confined space must have the correct training. Safety is obviously a huge factor when working in this type of environment. Sadly, every year people are killed or injured when working in confined spaces, and London is no exception. Whether it’s an underground vault, sewage or service tunnel, Civil Engineering Safety Limited can deliver the correct training for your ...


    By Civil Engineering Safety Ltd

  • Workplace Safety Training – A Double-Edged Sword

    Building workplace safety awareness on the job can be an application of two extreme views of managing people. The first would be analogous to the army first sergeant, who might tell his troops, “What I’m about to teach you will save your life, because if you don’t learn it I will kill you!” Or there’s the less ...


    By eTraining, Inc.

  • Outdoor Workers’ Safety Training Should Include Mitigating Lightning Hazards

    The summer months bring increased thunderstorm activity to many regions that can kill or severely injure workers involved in outdoor activities. According to a fact sheet from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), in the United States alone, cloud-to-ground lightning occurs 20 to 25 million times each year. Global ...

  • Confined Space Training in Birmingham

    Need Confined Space Training in Birmingham? Civil Engineering Safety Limited are ideal for those people who work in high-risk places. If you’re looking for confined space training in Birmingham, we offer a number of courses in confined space training, including City and Guilds Level 2 qualifications ...

  • Leadership in EHS: Intelex’s presence at the 2016 Verdantix Summit

    EHS software is powerless if employees don’t adapt their behavior. Facilitating this change is one of many best practices Intelex Technologies will share at the 2016 Verdantix Summit happening May 16-18 in Chicago. As a sponsor, Intelex will be presenting a workshop on driving behavioral change by integrating EHS and operations systems. The session will be ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

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